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Sashiko Basics

Rabbit & Rocket 207 W. Main Street, Lancaster

Sashiko, the ancient Japanese needlework practice, is surging in popularity thanks to its mindfulness and beautiful simplicity. It is wonderful for people who find cross stitch and embroidery challenging to the eye or hand but is a great addition to any needle fan’s repertoire. The key difference is the method - the needle is ‘weaved’ into the fabric, then the fabric is pulled to complete several stitches at once. The photograph here is a traditional Sashiko pattern completed by your instructor, Andrea Verley. For this beginner class, focused on technique and getting familiar with the art form, we will provide [...]

$40.00
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Thread Painting Class – The Hedgehog

Rabbit & Rocket 207 W. Main Street, Lancaster

“Painting” with thread is simply the use of embroidery stitches to produce depth and interest. It creates texture and shading, bringing natural subjects to life. One of our favorite makers of patterns for this art form is Jessica Long of Namaste Hand Embroidery.  Come learn how to stitch her Hedgehog pattern. You’ll receive the complete kit with fabric imprinted with the Hedgehog design, DMC threads required, embroidery needle, needle threader and hoop. We’ll supply embroidery scissors you can use during class or purchase to take home ($10). This class may be challenging for those who have never stitched but if [...]

$55.00